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CMOHS.org - Private WALTON, GEORGE W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

WALTON, GEORGE W.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company C
Division: 97th Pennsylvania Infantry
Born: Chester, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Upper Oxford, Pa.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 08/06/1902
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Fort Hell, Petersburg, Va., 29 August 1864
 
 


WALTON, GEORGE W. Photo
 
Citation

Went outside the trenches, under heavy fire at short range, and rescued a comrade who had been wounded and thrown out of the trench by an exploding shell.